School Foodservice Directors Speak Up
- USDA updates Super Tracker diet and physical activity planner. // High Plains Journal;10/22/2012, Vol. 130 Issue 43, p3-A
The article offers information on SuperTracker diet planning and tracking tool from the U.S Department of Agriculture and discusses about its new updates features.
- Report Calls for Upgrade To School Meal Programs. Ash, Katie // Education Week;10/28/2009, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p9
The article discusses a report on school meals in the U.S. which had been commissioned by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and which was released in November of 2009 by the U.S. Institute of Medicine. The report suggests that school meals should include more fruits, vegetables, and whole...
- ARS scientists develop improved method to estimate calories. // High Plains Journal;1/20/2014, Vol. 132 Issue 3, p11A
The article focuses on the move of the scientists from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop an improved method for estimating calories in tree nuts.
- Health Food Face-Off. // Prevention;May2014, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p32
The article presents a table related to calories, fat, cholesterol and sodium contents of unsalted butter, olive oil and buttery spread, based on data from the National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference from the USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture), as of May 2014.
- NEWSWATCH. // SN: Supermarket News;5/28/2012, Vol. 60 Issue 22, p30
The article presents a study conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture comparing the price per calorie, the price per edible grams, and the price per portion for healthy and unhealthy foods.
- Americans eat more veggies. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;3/6/2015, pA02
The article offers information on the 2015 dietary guidelines report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) which shows that Americans eat more vegetables per calorie when eating at restaurant compared eating at home or school.
- Study: USDA regs prompt healthier school meal choices; don't hurt participation. Buzalka, Mike // Food Management Exclusive Insight;1/5/2016, p1
The article reports that according to a study, nutritional and caloric content of school meals selected by students since update of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) standards and states that nutritional value of foods has increased and presents views of agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack.
- Vegetable Surprise. // Pediatrics for Parents;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 28 Issue 3/4, p5
The article reports on the findings of the study on 40 children, who were supplied with breakfast, lunch, dinner, and evening snack one day a week for three weeks, which showed that children ate more and there was less intake of calories by sneaking vegetables into meals.
- Strategic snacking tempts palate, boosts energy intake. // Consumer Reports on Health;Mar2008, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p7
The article reports that between-meal munching can help increase the energy intake of older people, according to a study conducted by researchers from Auburn University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. They found that older people who seldom ate between meals only take in around 1,450...